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Sotheby's Geek Week Auctions Total $7.4 Million in NY

New York - Sotheby’s Geek Week auctions concluded Friday in New York with a... read more

The Getty Museum Presents "Spectacular Mysteries: Renaissance Drawings Revealed"

Los Angeles - During the Italian Renaissance—the period from about 1475 to 1600 that... read more

Charles Dickens Handwritten Signed "Christmas Carol" Quote Sold for $23,597 at Auction 

Boston—A Charles Dickens handwritten signed quotation from “A Christmas Carol” sold for $23,597 according... read more

World Records for both Harry Potter & Einstein's "God" Letter at Christie's

New York - Christie’s December 13 sale of Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts realized... read more

Potter & Potter Auctions' December Vintage Travel Poster Sale Takes Off

Chicago — Potter and Potter's December 1st Vintage Travel Poster Sale was first class... read more

52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Oakland, February 8-10, 2019

Oakland, CA - The 52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair, recognized as one of... read more

Novelist Sir Kazuo Ishiguro to be Awarded Bodley Medal

Oxford, England — The Bodleian Libraries will present novelist Sir Kazuo Ishiguro with the... read more

Archive Illuminating Perry's Trade Negotiations with Japan Comes to Auction

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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide
January/February 2005
Features
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Buy it Now!
Cervantes’s Wild Ride
Don Quixote, written by a washed-up ex-con, lives on after 400 years.
Mark Twain in a Wooden Barrel
The Clemens family library is found at the bottom of a barrel.
Explorers and mapmakers invented a giant Western river.
Life After Wartime
The story behind the Sue Barton nursing series.
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Gently Mad
Anything can be anywhere.
Fine Presses
Old Stile Press is more than pretty pictures.
Beyond the Basics
The more the merrier with extra-illustration.
Glen Miranker investigates—and collects—Sherlock Holmes.
departments
Digest
Booksellers doing good; Shakespeare’s secrets; Quaritch sold; a Bibliofind interview; and more.
Some Sharp Opinions from New-York Dealers from the New York Times, January 26, 1890
Offerings from booksellers.
Auction Report
Highlights of book auctions worldwide.